The amount of athletes that are given signature sneakers is very small. I’m not talking a team shoe with your own logo on it. I’m talking legitimate signature sneakers, a design that is truly for you. Especially in the basketball world, it’s a rare thing. Today in New York, Nike announced Kyrie Irving is the next to receive the honor. Jacques Slade breaks down the Nike Kyrie 1 in the video below.
Nick Engvall is a sneaker enthusiast with nearly 15 years of experience in the footwear business. He has written for publications such as Complex, Sole Collector and Sneaker News. Helped companies like Eastbay, Finish Line, Foot Locker, and StockX better connect with their consumers. He’s an avid San Francisco Giants fan, Allen Iverson fan, and owns way too many sneakers for his own good.